The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) has opened the Community Safety Fund – Grant and is welcoming applications from all organisations, whether large of small, statutory or voluntary. A total of up to £400,000 is available to fund projects which can demonstrate a clear link to the PCC’s key aims in his Police and Crime Plan, particularly the areas listed below. The PCC is looking to fund 6 to 8 opportunities.
Priority 1 – Vulnerability
Key Aim: Better understanding by police and partners of the extent and nature of elder abuse, followed by positive action taken to address the issues uncovered.
Priority 3 – Reducing Re-offending
Key Aim: A review by police and other criminal justice partners on whether processes for identifying and referring individuals in contact with the criminal justice system into substance misuse services are as effective as they could be.
Key Aim: Improved data sharing on gangs, with the aim of reducing exploitation of young people through gang membership and reducing and preventing violent crime, especially knife crime
Key Aim: A modern offender management strategy for Thames Valley addressing gaps in existing schemes and tackling offenders across the crime spectrum who pose the greatest risk or threat of harm.
Priority 4 – Serious Organised Crime & Terrorism
Key Aim: Better engagement and information sharing between police and organisations supporting vulnerable migrants and rough sleepers, with the aim of preventing exploitation by organised criminals
Grant funding awarded should be regarded as one-off funding and sustainability of services beyond the initial funding should be considered by the applicant.
Closing date is Wednesday 30th May at 18.00
Further information and the application form are available on the below link:
. Any questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org